Free Webinars Continue on How to Access and Utilize Census Bureau Statistics

Please see the list of classes below, and register using the link provided. Registration is limited and will be available on a first-come first-served basis.

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These webinars will not be available on for registration. I planned this series in order to meet the demand and the many requests I received during our last Summer Camp Webinar Series.



 Census Reporter: Data access for Journalists

Census Reporter is a free online tool that makes it easier for journalists and other data users to write stories and grants using statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Place profiles and comparison pages provide a friendly interface for navigating data, including visualizations for a more useful first look. Census Reporter also offers handy tools for data comparison and makes it easy to create exports for further analysis in tabular or GIS formats. Census Reporter is a Knight News Challenge-funded project.


Host: Alexandra Barker

Date: Monday, December 19, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)


Statistics in Schools

Statistics in Schools is a free online resource for teachers and educators to introduce their students to the value and everyday use of statistics. During this webinar participants will explore standards-aligned classroom-ready activities and learn about the different resources available.
Host: Alexandra Barker& Eric Coyle

Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)


OnTheMap for Emergency Management

OnTheMap for Emergency Management is a public data tool that provides an intuitive web-based interface for accessing U.S. population and workforce statistics, in real time, for areas being affected by natural disasters. The tool allows users to retrieve reports containing detailed workforce, population, and housing characteristics for hurricanes, floods, wildfires, winter storms, and federal disaster declaration areas.


Host: Alexandra Barker and Jeremy McMaster

Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Spreading the Wealth: Accessing Income and Poverty Statistics
In this webinar you will learn the basics of the Income & Poverty topic and receive an illustration of various easy-to-use data tools to retrieve data on this topic. You will also see maps that examine some key statistics related to income & poverty.


Host: Alexandra Barker
Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)


Business Statistics: Census Business Builder

Find out how the Census Bureau measures key information about businesses and industries in this overview of the Economic Census and other economic programs. You will learn how to access statistics on the characteristics of business owners, the number of businesses in a given industry, sales, receipts, payroll, and much more using our new application: Census Business Builder. This training is designed for business people interested in growing their business, raising their awareness of the local community and local competition, researching site locations, among many other uses.


Host: Alexandra Barker

Date: Friday, January 6, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)


Call 617.519.1099 or email with questions.




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